Study: Human blood antibody relieves chronic pain condition

02/1/2010 | National Post (Canada)

U.K. scientists found that almost half of 13 patients with complex regional pain syndrome experienced pain relief for an average of five weeks after receiving a low-dose transfusion of intravenous immunoglobulin, a human blood antibody. "The discovery is expected to have a real impact on the treatment of other unexplained chronic pain conditions," the lead researcher said.

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